Tag Archives: Christmas

Jesus’s Birth

“Origins” by Lucy West (pixels.com) Jesus’s birth, the Incarnation, changed everything. “I now truly understand that God does not show favoritism, but welcomes those from every tribe and nation who fear him and do what is right.” ~Acts 10:34-35

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Merry Christmas Forever

The Christmas story has been told many times. And long may it be. Luke’s description of the birth of Jesus 2,000 years ago is read by untold millions of people every year. But the Christmas story is bigger than that. … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Nativity?

Guest Blog by InsanityBytes Gabrielle of InsanityBytes can be sweet (see her post “God Is Greater Than Our Heart“) or scathing. I don’t always agree with her, but I always appreciate her intelligence and wit. This post alerted me to … Continue reading

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How to Have a Merry COVID Christmas

Honestly? Like all the Whos in Whoville, my wife and I were pretty depressed when we first started talking about Christmas this year. It seemed Grinch-19 had stolen it right out from under us! For the first time in her … Continue reading

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Gifts of Love and Laughter

Both of my multi-award-winning feature films Healing River and Notzilla are out on DVD.* They’re perfect for stocking stuffers or small gifts. And if you order right away, you should get them just in time for Christmas! Healing River, a … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Eat the Ribbons!

Am I the only one whose little cat thinks each bit of Christmas ribbon is a strand of pasta? Then, discovering it’s actually nasty and terribly vile, hurls it up in tidy little piles of cheery, multicolored Christmas bile? With … Continue reading

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A Christmas Story Remix

Guest Blog by Tracy K. Ard Don’t be fooled by the adorable faces of Tracy’s three children (below). Life with them, according to Dad, is a mixture of A Christmas Story and Dave Barry’s worst (or best) nightmare. If you’ve … Continue reading

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No One Does Christmas Like My Wife

My Friday photoblogs usually feature images I’ve found online. But this time I didn’t have to look so far. I just grabbed my phone and began chronicling how my wife beautifies our home, especially during the Christmas season. Which starts … Continue reading

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Christmas Forever!

Most westerners think of the Christmas season as the period between late November and December 25th. But technically that was Advent. The season of Christmas begins on December 25th. Does it matter? Yes. The reason is in the words themselves: … Continue reading

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Christmas Around the World

“Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.” ~Hamilton Wright Mabie (Click on any image to enlarge it, or to begin slideshow) “And when we give each other Christmas gifts in His name, let … Continue reading

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